Abduction is American Action Thriller Film

Abduction is American action thriller film, Twilight series star Taylor Lautner stars in director John Singleton's thriller about a teen who finds himself in mortal danger after realizing that his entire childhood has been built on lies. Realizing that the people who raised him aren't his real parents after stumbling across a childhood photo of himself on a website devoted to missing children, the frightened teen flees for his life as FBI agents Frank Burton (Frank Molina) and Sandra Burns (Antonique Smith) race to protect him and uncover the truth about his mysterious past.

Abduction is an upcoming American action thriller film, directed by John Singleton, starring Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Freema Agyeman, Michael Nyqvist and Alfred Molina. The film is about a teenager who finds out that his parents are not really his when he sees his baby picture on a missing persons website. The film is set to be released by Lionsgate on September 23, 2011

Plot : For as long as he can remember, Nathan Price (Taylor Lautner) has had the uneasy feeling that he is living someone else's life. When he stumbles upon an image of himself as a little boy on a missing persons website, all of Nathan's darkest fears come true: he realizes his parents are not his own and his life is a lie, carefully fabricated to hide something more mysterious and dangerous than he could have ever imagined.

Just as he begins to piece together his true identity, Nathan is targeted by a team of trained agents, forcing him on the run with the only person he can trust, his neighbor, Karen (Lily Collins). Every second counts as Nathan and Karen race to evade an army of bad guys and Agents. But as they close in, Nathan realizes that the only way he will survive and solve the mystery of his elusive biological father is to stop running and take matters into his own hands.


Lionsgate bought screenwriter Shawn Christensen's spec script for Abduction in February 2010, with actor Taylor Lautner attached to the film. The studio won a bidding war for the screenplay, acquiring it for $1 million.Gotham Group and Vertigo Entertainment had developed the script, based on a story idea by Gotham's Jeremy Bell.

Lionsgate rushed to start filming in July, due to Lautner's schedule to begin work on the last two Twilight films for Summit Entertainment. Writer Jeffrey Nachmanoff was hired to work on the screenplay, and John Singleton signed on to direct in March. Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Lee Stollman, Roy Lee, and Doug Davison are producing the film, with Jeremy Bell and Gabriel Mason executing producing.Lautner's father, Dan Lautner, is also producing, the first film from their Tailor Made Entertainment label. Variety estimated the budget to be around $40 million.

Principal photography began on July 12, 2010 in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Lionsgate returned to the region due to tax benefits from Pennsylvania's tax credit program, after filming My Bloody Valentine 3D, Warrior, and The Next Three Days there in 2008 and 2009. An open casting call for extras held at Carnegie Mellon University drew over 900 people in June, many of whom were teenage fans of the Twilight film series.

Many of the film's scenes were shot in suburban Mount Lebanon, and some others in Forward Township. Scenes were shot at Hampton High School in Hampton Township, a suburb north of Pittsburgh. The school's name and mascot, the Talbot, will appear in the film, as well as real students, cheerleaders, and the marching band. Production will continue in Pittsburgh, Mount Lebanon, Greensburg and Hampton Township, and is expected to last into September 2010.

Cast :

    * Taylor Lautner as Nathan Price
    * Lily Collins as Karen Lowell
    * Alfred Molina as Frank Burton
    * Jason Isaacs as Kevin Harper
    * Maria Bello as Mara Harper
    * Sigourney Weaver as Dr. Bennett
    * Elisabeth Röhm as Mrs. Harper
    * Michael Nyqvist as Viktor Kozlow
    * Freema Agyeman as Kareema
    * Aunjanue Ellis as Francheska
    * Antonique Smith as Sandra Burns
    * Denzel Whitaker as Gilly

    * Release Date: 09/23/2011
    * Rating: PG13
    * Runtime: 1 hr 46 mins
    * Genre: Thriller
    * Director: John Singleton
    * Cast: Taylor Lautner, Alfred Molina, Antonique Smith, Maria Bello
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